How to fly during coronavirus pandemic: 6 travel tips from TSA – Fox Business

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Travel restrictions and stay at home orders throughout the country, which were intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus, have led to a significant drop in the number of travelers who are flying.

Last week, the Transportation Security Administration reported a 95 percent drop in travelers on April 7 compared to a year ago, according to the Associated Press.

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The TSA screened only 97,130 people on April 7, which includes airline crew members and airport staff who work inside airport security perimeters. Only a month before, on March 1, the TSA screened 2.3 million people.

Despite the unheard-of drop in air travel, some people are still flying.

For those people, the TSA published this list of tips for flying during the pandemic.

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Bring hand sanitizer

Even though typical TSA guidelines only allow passengers to bring liquids of up to 3.4 ounces, the agency is allowing travelers to bring a single 12-ounce container of hand sanitizer “until further notice.”
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